Perfectibilists: The 18th Century Bavarian Order of the Illuminati

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Trine Day, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 515 pages
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Presenting an advanced and authoritative perspective, this definitive study chronicles the rise and fall of the Order of the Illuminati, a mysterious Enlightenment-era guild surrounded by myth. Describing this enigmatic community in meticulous detail, more than 1,000 endnotes are included, citing scholars, professors, and academics. Contemporary accounts and the original documents of the Illuminati themselves are covered as well. Copiously illustrated and featuring biographies of more than 400 confirmed members, this survey brings to light a 200-year-old mystery.

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Review: Perfectibilists: The 18th Century Bavarian Order of the Illuminati

User Review  - Lindegard - Goodreads

Absolutely mind-blowing. This book changed the way I think about the Enlightenment. An outstanding resource. A few minor errors here and there, but I believe Melanson researched and wrote this ... Read full review

Review: Perfectibilists: The 18th Century Bavarian Order of the Illuminati

User Review  - Goodreads

Absolutely mind-blowing. This book changed the way I think about the Enlightenment. An outstanding resource. A few minor errors here and there, but I believe Melanson researched and wrote this ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

Terry Melanson is the owner and developer of the popular online Illuminati Conspiracy Archive and has been writing about the Illuminati since 2000. He lives in Moncton, New Brunswick.

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